aphrodisiac


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aphrodisiac

a drug, food, etc., that excites sexual desire

aphrodisiac

[‚af·rə′dē·zē‚ak]
(physiology)
Any chemical agent or odor that stimulates sexual desires.
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com, the dating website, polled its 20,000 British members on top holiday aphrodisiacs.
It is an ancient herbal liqueur that is well known to have magical aphrodisiac qualities.
Turtles fall prey to poachers who kill the females, extract the eggs from their wombs and sell them as a supposed aphrodisiac.
The wedding hamper included a special salami - named after Camilla - along with special aphrodisiac haggis and home-cured hams.
The classic aphrodisiac food from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, springing forth from the sea on an oyster shell and promptly giving birth to Eros, the god of love.
And ethnic food supplier S&A Foods has developed aphrodisiac dish `Bang Bang Chicken' for St Valentine's Day, available exclusively at Asda for the rest of February.
Managing director Mr Trevor Millett said: "Most of us would be embarrassed asking for an aphrodisiac in a busy chemist, but you can forget red-faced queuing - with nutravida.
Recent theatre: Aphrodisiac (Longwharf), New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Plays '04, 05', Staceyann-Chin's Border/Clash (Culture Project), Aphrodisiac and The Internationalist (13P), Demon Baby and Crumble (Clubbed Thumb), Honor and the River (SPF '04), and Elizabeth Swados's Jabu (Flea) -nominated for 2005 Hewes Design Award.
LAHORE -- Drug Court Chairman Chaudhry Mohammad Jehangir on Thursday awarded four years jail term and imposed a fine of Rs 80,000 to a pharmacy owner-Alam- on the charges of selling smuggled and sub-standard aphrodisiac medicines.
The aphrodisiac theme can also be found in the first book.
Despite its purported aphrodisiac effect, chocolate was not linked to sexual arousal or satisfaction, the study said.